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Hill Deverill

"HILL-DEVERILL, a parish in the hundred of Heytesbury, county Wilts, 3 miles S. of Warminster, its post town, and 4 S.W. of Heytesbury. The village consists of a few farmhouses. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Sarum, value £76, in the patronage of the prebendary thereof. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. It was rebuilt in 1842 by voluntary contributions. The Duke of Somerset is lord of the manor. General Ludlow was born in this parish."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

Note:
Appears under Deverill, Hill in some lists of parishes.

Cemeteries

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Hill%20Deverill area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Church Records

  • Common to all parishes is a Key to Abbreviations and a description of Church Records and Indexes for Wiltshire, including a complete Marriage Index for the county.

  • Indexes and registers of the parish church of Hill Deverill, Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary:

    • WSRO registers: Chr 1661-1981, Mar 1670-1972, Bur 1661-1976
    • BTs before surviving registers for 1587-88, 1596-97, 1601-3, 1613, 1618, 1621, 1625-32, 1638-41
    • VRI Chr 1648-1906, Mar 1660-1906

Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

Historical Geography

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History

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference ST868403 (Lat/Lon: 51.161738, -2.190170), Hill Deverill which are provided by:

 

Societies

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